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The Long-Awaited Firmware Update

I've just uploaded both firmware and front-end updates to github. There have been numerous tweaks and improvements, be here are the high points: Setpoint-Profile Support Rather than hard-coding a reflow profile, we went with a more flexible approach. Using 3 different commands (setpoint STEP, setpoint RAMP, input WAIT) you can piece together a sequence that [...]

By |2018-02-13T06:06:01+00:00April 15th, 2012|News|0 Comments

Quick-Start Guide

With the first osPIDs making their way to customers, we've started receiving our first feedback emails. The most obvious point made so far is that we were lacking a quick-start guide. I've since created a preliminary page for this here. This is a work in progress, but should give you everything you need to get [...]

By |2018-02-13T06:06:01+00:00March 7th, 2012|News|0 Comments

Pre-Orders Have been shipped

To Everyone who pre-ordered: Thank you, your unit is in the mail. There are a few extra units that are being assembled as I write this. we'll announce on twitter when orders are open. We're also working on our 2nd (larger) batch. hopefully this will remove availability as an issue.

By |2016-01-25T16:52:39+00:00March 5th, 2012|News|0 Comments

A Note About Cost

Wow. What an amazing first week-or-so. Hackaday, Adafruit, BoingBoing, and Make. It's almost too much to ask! Thanks to everyone for the positive feedback. In the midst of this there is one recurring concern that I wanted to address. Many people seem to be comparing this thing to the $30 PID controllers you can get [...]

By |2018-02-13T06:06:02+00:00January 12th, 2012|News|0 Comments

Initial Release is Finally Here!

The website is still a little rough around the edges, but the product is ready for initial release, so here goes!  Let me introduce you to the osPID.   We've been working hard over the last several months to build a fully-featured, open source PID controller that's every bit as capable as its closed brethren. [...]

By |2018-05-06T03:30:09+00:00January 3rd, 2012|News|Comments Off on Initial Release is Finally Here!